THE RELUCTANT MUSE

By Amy WADDELL

MOUNT PARNASSUS PICTURES - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 1999

What does it take for two figurative artists to survive in 20th Century America?

    • Year of production
    • 1999
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Director(s)
    • Amy WADDELL
    • Writer(s)
    • Amy WADDELL
    • Producer(s)
    • Amy WADDELL
    • Synopsis
    • Explores the psychological, interpersonal, and sociological aspects of being a creative artist in our time and of trying to reconcile artistic ambitions with marriage, family, and finance. The film focuses on the story of John and Ruth Waddell, who have been married for more than 45 years, examining Ruth's sacrifice of many of her own artistic ambitions for marriage and family and raising questions about the role of women in the world of art.
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